| Sep 10, 2011
| 2:05 PM
Greeting the start of the new Ravens season today might feel a lot like anticipating what's under the tree while padding downstairs on Christmas morning.
Will the big package tucked beneath the lower branches be a second Super Bowl appearance, which fans...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 6:16 PM
The Ravens said goodbye to a lot of years of experience and special memories in parting ways this offseason with the likes of Todd Heap, Derrick Mason and Kelly Gregg.
But that could be a good thing — or at the very least, an advantage early in the...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 2:00 PM
It wasn’t a total renovation, but the Ravens began to rebuild on the fly as soon as the NFL lockout ended in July. One of three teams that have made at least three straight playoff appearances (the Colts and Eagles are the others), the Ravens...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 2:04 PM
In the fourth quarter of the Ravens' Week 1 victory over the Steelers, there was a moment I'm not sure any of us could have imagined, or even fathomed, a year ago.
Baltimore was putting the finishing touches on a therapeutic beat down of its...
| Sep 17, 2011
| 8:53 AM
Apparently the Pittsburgh Steelers complained about the Ravens chop blocking, and it was only a matter of time before NFL teams called the Ravens out. The Ravens are using a blocking scheme similar to the one used in Denver when John Elway was the...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 8:58 AM
As he does each week after a Ravens game, Baltimore Sun columnist Mike Preston fields your fan questions about the team.
Eric in Jacksonville: Mike, this question sums it all up for Ravens fans: What the hell?
Mike Preston: I feel your pain, my brother....
| Oct 7, 2011
| 6:00 AM
Terrence Cody isn’t a highlight machine or a stats maniac, but the nose tackle has been a factor in the defense’s performance this season.
Sandwiched by two-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle Haloti Ngata and defensive Cory Redding, Cody has...
| Dec 10, 2011
| 7:15 PM
If you really want to appreciate the violence of football when the Ravens take on the Indianapolis Colts at M&T Bank Stadium Sunday, take your eyes off Ray Rice and Joe Flacco for a second and focus on right guard Marshal Yanda.
Watch him from the moment...
| May 24, 2011
| 5:40 PM
Christie Frandsen teared up in the Lanterman Auditorium on Sunday afternoon as she commenced the 2011 La Cañada Girl Scout awards ceremony. “This ceremony is a bit emotional for me because my baby is here receiving her Gold Award,” Frandsen...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 1:15 PM
On Thursday, I blogged about a conversation I had with ESPN’s Matt Williamson, a former NFL scout, about Joe Flacco and the Ravens offense. He said the Ravens are a “smidge” behind the Steelers in the AFC North because Pittsburgh has...
| Jun 6, 2011
| 12:00 PM
Last week, I chatted with Matt Williamson of ESPN’s Scouts Inc., and I got plenty of mileage out of our 15-minute phone conversation. To recap, Williamson, a former scout for the Browns, thinks the Steelers are slightly superior to the Ravens,...